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  Words related to gray

Related / Similar Words: grey, grayness, greyness, Gray, Asa Gray, Robert Gray, Thomas Gray, grayish, greyish, dull, leaden, gray-haired, grey-haired, gray-headed, grey-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired

 

Definition:
  • horse of a light grey or whitish color;
  • gray clothing; "he was dressed in gray";
  • a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black;
  • any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray; "the Confederate army was a vast gray";
  • United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin''s theories of evolution (1810-1888);
  • American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806);
  • English poet best known for his elegy written in a country church-yard (1716-1771);
  • turn gray; "Her hair began to gray";
  • make gray; "The painter decided to grey the sky";
  • an achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white; "gray flannel suit"; "hair just turning gray";
  • darkened with overcast; "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "a gray rainy afternoon"; "gray clouds"; "the sky was leaden and thick";
  • intermediate in character or position; "a gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal";
  • used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War (who wore gray uniforms); "a stalwart gray figure";
  • showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head";

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    Hyponyms: ash gray, ash grey, silver, silver gray, silver grey, charcoal, charcoal gray, charcoal grey, oxford gray, oxford grey, dapple-gray, dapple-grey, dappled-gray, dappled-grey, iron-gray, iron-grey, tattletale gray, tattletale grey, iron blue, steel gray, Davy's gray, Confederate Army, Army of the Confederacy

     

    Derivational Morphology: grey, grayness, greyness

     

    Anagrams: Gary

     

     
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